Go with God and Fight Like the Devil. The remarkable new novel by Britain’s master storyteller, which culminates at the Battle of Poitiers.
1356: France stands alert to danger. The English army, victorious at the battle of Crécy and led by the Black Prince, is invading and the French are hunting them down. The bloodiest battles of the Hundred Years War are yet to be fought.
Thomas of Hookton, an English archer, becomes trapped with
his outnumbered army. And here, near the town of Poitiers, an extraordinary confrontation will ignite one of the greatest battles of all time.
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‘A reminder of just how good a writer he is’ SUNDAY TIMES
Praise for Bernard Cornwell:
‘The best battle scenes of any writer I’ve ever read, past or present. Cornwell really makes history come alive’ George R.R. Martin
‘He’s called a master storyteller. Really he’s cleverer than that’ TELEGRAPH
Nobody in the world does this better than Cornwell’ Lee Child
This is a magnificent and gory work' Daily Mail
'The historical blockbuster of the year' EVENING STANDARD
‘A runaway success’ OBSERVER
‘The characterisation, as ever, is excellent…And one can only admire the little touches that bring the period to life. He can also claim to be a true poet of both the horror and the glory of war’ SUNDAY TELEGRAPH
This is typical Cornwell, meticulously researched, massive in scope, brilliant in execution’ NEWS OF THE WORLDAbout the Author:
Bernard Cornwell was born in London, raised in Essex and
worked for the BBC for eleven years before meeting Judy, his
American wife. Denied an American work permit he wrote a
novel instead and has been writing ever since. He and Judy
divide their time between Cape Cod and Charleston, South
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